October 2 – 5, 2013
Raleigh Convention Center
North Carolina
Critical Transitions in Teaching and Learning

Venue Information

ISSOTL 2013 was held at the Raleigh Convention Center. The main ISSOTL hotel was the new Raleigh Marriott City Center, which is connected to the Convention Center. Additional rooms were available at the renovated Sheraton Raleigh Hotel located adjacent to the Convention Center. The deadline for securing rooms at the discounted conference rate was 11:50 PM Eastern on Monday, September 2, 2013.

Just 20 minutes away from downtown Raleigh, Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) features numerous carriers offering direct service to 37 destinations. An East Coast hub, RDU offers nearly 450 daily arrivals and departures on nine major and 16 regional carriers. International flights include London and Toronto.

For more information on Raleigh visit:

The Raleigh Visitor Center
The Greater Raleigh Visitor and Convention Bureau

ISSOTL 2013 Events Accessible Online

Video recordings of the plenary sessions will be posted online (via the conference website) the week after the conference. In addition, we have planned live-streams of select sessions during the conference.

Live Stream Sessions

The following sessions will be live-streamed. Anyone with an internet connection and web browser can participate as a remote audience member.

A5. Reaching out to the Wider (Disciplinary) Audience
Panel - Thursday, October 3rd, 11:00 AM - 12: 30 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Raleigh Convention Center 305A + Live Stream (No Recording Available)
Pat Michaelson (University of Texas – Dallas), Mary Huber (Carnegie Foundation), Nancy Chick (Vanderbilt University), Karen Manarin (Mount Royal University), Christina Hendricks (University of British Columbia)

B7. Beyond Coverage: Using Threshold Concepts and Decoding the Disciplines to Focus on the Most Essential Learning
Panel - Thursday, October 3rd, 1:30 - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Raleigh Convention Center 305A + Live Stream (Click to View Recording)
Bettie Higgs (University of Cork), Arlene Diaz (Indiana University), Joan Middendorf (Indiana University), Leah Shopkow (Indiana University), David Pace (Indiana University – Bloomington)

C6. What is the Role of “Digital Scholarship” in Higher Education, Faculty Development, and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning?
Panel - Thursday, October 3rd, 3:30 - 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Raleigh Convention Center 305A + Live Stream (Click to View Recording)
Gary Poole (University of British Columbia), Martin Weller (Open University – Cardiff), Mary Kayler (University of Mary Washington), Jim Groom (University of Mary Washington), Andrea Livi Smith (University of Mary Washington)

D4. From Classroom to Lobby? A Roundtable on Advocacy by ISSOTL
Panel - Friday, October 4th, 9:00 - 10:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time
Raleigh Convention Center 305A + Live Stream (Click to View Recording 1 | Click to View Recording 2)
Kelly Hewson (Mount Royal University), Diana Gregory (Kennesaw State University), Katarina Martensson (Lund University), Jennifer Meta Robinson (Indiana University)

F5. What Does Research Reveal about Successful Academic Development to Promote Teaching and Learning?
Panel - Friday, October 4th, 4:00 - 5:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Raleigh Convention Center 305A + Live Stream (Click to View Recording)
Diane Jacqueline Salter (Kwantlen Polytechnic University), Peter Felten (Elon University), Lynne Hunt (University of Southern Queensland), Tessa Owens (Liverpool Hope University), Arshad Ahmad (McMaster University), Joy Lam (University of Hong Kong)

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How to Connect

The Adobe Connect session will open approximately 10 minutes before the scheduled session. To join as a remote audience member, visit https://elonuniv.adobeconnect.com/issotl13, select "Enter as a Guest," and type your name in the text field. Then click "Enter Room."

When you enter the session, please take a moment to type an introduction in the chat box at the bottom of the screen. To ask questions or share comments, type them in the chat box. An in-room moderator will ask questions and share comments from the live-stream chat when speakers invite questions and comments from participants who are in the session in Raleigh.